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UAB has been invited to nominate one outstanding candidate in each of the three disciplinary categories: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. One nominee in each category will be awarded $250,000 and be named a 2017 Blavatnik National Laureate.
The NIH Extramural Nexus Updates for September 2016 are now available. Some highlighted stories include:
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality have announced a policy affecting the acceptance of Multiple Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) in appropriate research grant applications. This policy is effective with new applications submitted on or after October 1, 2016.
Topics discussed within the policy announcement include:
Please review the original policy notice here (NOT-HS-16-018) for more details.